Gov Oborevwori salutes Orodje of Okpe on 17th coronation anniversary

Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the Chairman of Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers and the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, Orhue I, Maj.-Gen. Felix Mujakperuo (rtd), on the 17th anniversary of his coronation.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, the Governor lauded the monarch for uniting the people of the Kingdom and for making it peaceful and investment-friendly since ascending the ancient throne.

He described the monarch as “a distinguished elder statesman, bridge-builder with unassailable integrity, whose reign had been of immense value to the kingdom and humanity’’.

The Governor also commended the respected royal father for his unwavering support for the realisation of the Delta Governor of Okpe extraction.

Governor Oborevwori, said: “On behalf of the Government and people of Delta, I joyfully congratulate His Royal Majesty, the Orodje of Okpe Kingdom, Orhue I, Maj.-Gen. Felix Mujakperuo (rtd), CFR on the occasion of his 17th coronation anniversary.

“Umogu, I join the good people of Okpe Kingdom and Deltans in celebrating a great monarch, whose passion for the growth and development of his Kingdom and Urhobo nation remains unparalleled.

“In the last 17 years on the throne, His Royal Majesty, Orhue 1, has continued to provide exemplary and impactful leadership by rallying and inspiring the Okpe people, Urhobos and the Delta Traditional Institution to greater heights.

“I must commend your sagacity in keeping and managing the culture and traditions of the Okpe people by promoting harmony, socio-cultural cooperation, communal living and peaceful co-existence among the Urhobo and other ethnic groups in the State”.

Oborevwori wished His Majesty good health, long life and more wisdom to pilot the affairs of Okpe Kingdom and the Delta State Traditional Rulers Council.

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